March 24, 2009
The Columbia College bench celebrates after the buzzer following the Cougars 60-56 victory against MidAmerica Nazarene University.
Columbia College fans cheer during the first half of the Cougars' game against the Mid-American Nazarene Pioneers at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.
March 23, 2009
Columbia College coach Bob Burchard, center, imitates a surfer in the locker room — to the amusement of his players surrounding him — following the Cougars' win over MidAmerica Nazarere in the NAIA tournament semifinals. Burchard told his players "to keep riding the wave" they were on in the tournament.
Top row, left to right: Marc Bledsoe, Jeannine Craig, Greg Flippin, Dan Holt
Bottom row, left to right: Christine King, Sam Phillips, Michelle Pruitt, Adam Sorg
Not pictured: Bill Merideth
Jairo Wilkens, a clarinetist, and his wife Clenice Ortigara, a pianist, are both from Brazil and part of the Partners of the Americas exchange program.
Christine King, a candidate for the school board, runs with her trainer, Chris Hayday from Wilson’s Fitness Center on the Katy Trail near Forum Boulevard.
Christine King is a candidate for the upcoming Board of Education elections on April 7.
Dan Holt is a candidate for the upcoming Board of Education elections on April 7.
Dan Holt and his daughter Emily sell MSHSAA programs as a fundraiser for Rock Bridge High School Booster Club at Mizzou Arena. Holt is one of the candidates running for the school board.
Assisted by Annie Zellhoefer, an intern at Refugee and Immigration Services, Bienvenido and Adelaida Velasco sign paperwork relating to their resettlement in Columbia from Cuba. The couple were two of 11 Cuban refugees who came to Columbia in 2008.
Bienvenido and Adelaida Velasco's passports lie amongst paperwork they were required to fill out during the process of their resettlement in Columbia from Cuba.
Bienvenido Velasco, second from left, and Adelaida Velasco, second from right, arrive from Cuba at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Oct. 17, 2008. They are greeted by their sons, Luis Quintana, right, and Yordanky Velasco, left; daughter-in-law, Medina Velasco, center; and granddaughter, Violeta Quintana. All are immigrants from Cuba who have entered into the United States as political refugees.
March 22, 2009
Missouri guard Zaire Taylor drives past Marquette's Dominic James in the first half of the Tigers' second-round NCAA Tournament game. In a team huddle during the final minutes of the game, Taylor inspired teammates by saying they had been in similar situations before.
Missouri freshman guard Kim English cuts along the baseline in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. English finished the game with a career-high 17 points in only 12 minutes of play.
J.T. Tiller defends against Marquette's Dwight Burke as Lazar Hayward and Leo Lyons look on.
J.T. Tiller puts up a shot over Marquette's Jerel McNeal, center, and Lazar Hayward with 5.5 seconds left in the game. Tiller was fouled and injured his wrist upon landing.
J.T. Tiller pounds the court after being fouled in the final seconds of the game. The foul resulted in an injured wrist, and Tiller being substituted by Kim English.
Mike Anderson Jr., left, celebrates the Tigers' 83-79 victory with teammate J.T. Tiller.
With 2.5 seconds remaining, Marquette guard Maurice Acker attempts a long shot, but Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll blocks it.
Freshman Kim English sinks a clutch free throw with 5.5 seconds left in the game. English replaced J.T. Tiller after Tiller injured his wrist. English finished the game with a career-high 17 points.